Difference between revisions of "Worked examples"

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Step-by-step solutions to problems, together with explanations of each step, presented in textual, graphical, or video format.  
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Step-by-step solutions to problems presented in textual, graphical, or video format.  Worked examples sometimes provide explanations of each step and sometimes withhold them so as to encourage student [[self-explanation]].
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A large body of literature, much due to John Sweller and his [[cognitive load]] theory, has investigated the benefits of interleaving worked examples with problem-solving practice.
  
  
 
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[[Category:PSLC General]]

Revision as of 09:07, 6 April 2007

Step-by-step solutions to problems presented in textual, graphical, or video format. Worked examples sometimes provide explanations of each step and sometimes withhold them so as to encourage student self-explanation.

A large body of literature, much due to John Sweller and his cognitive load theory, has investigated the benefits of interleaving worked examples with problem-solving practice.